One problem with being temporarily (hopefully!) slightly disabled is that people start telling you their horror stories. ‘Oh, my Granny had that and died”… ‘Did I ever tell you about my colon surgery?’ ‘You want to be careful – my Uncle George had his leg cut off’… ‘I have a real problem getting out of bed since my operation’…
For heaven’s sake, can someone as well as me please look on the bright side?!! My three books celebrated fitness (and gayness, let’s be clear) spiced up with some unexpected misadventures that came our way and, yes, two close friends got hospitalised in the course of it – but they’re STILL HERE and still performing in the circus (which I’m not right now…growl…).
But I’ve landed myself an (almost) free trip to the Far East as a result of having to drop out of the current tour – although I must admit I’m not entirely sure what I am going to do with myself in the middle of a Korean family reunion! But I’m sure there will be plenty of opportunities to do some sightseeing in what I understand is a remarkable part of the world.
Let’s bring on a new crop of fitness inspiration, then:
That’s a bit of a – well - rustic way of doing acrobatics – but fun I guess. Fun is important:
I’d expect the ‘flier’ there to be a bit more – um – shapely… dignified…body tension! Oh well. Swimmers are generally pretty fit, whatever…
…all pretty shapely, huh? A good use of kettlebells in black and white to finish for today: